Belief in the benefits of physical activity improves workout results

Athletic performance is improved if people believe in their power. This is indicated by the results of the study, researchers from the University of Freiburg. People who like to train, come to the work with love and the result reach great heights, says UPI.com.

In total, the study involved 76 volunteers aged 18 to 32 years. People were divided into groups. One part were asked to watch several short films about Biking, another group of films are not watched. More volunteers shared their thoughts on the benefits of sport. During the next half hour, the subjects worked on the bike with the heartbeat sensor and heartbeat. In addition, during exercise with volunteers acted EEG, which determines activity of areas of the brain.

It turned out that the original spirit of this sport enhances the results and improves mood. Movies about sports have a similar effect. The absence of internal motivation to exercise, scientists have linked low results and fatigue.

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